03-25-09: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department.


At 12:55 a.m., a male working in his shop on east Aber Avenue reported hearing a single gunshot coming from the direction of Collage and High streets. An officer advised there was no one in the area.

At 8:19 a.m., an anonymous caller reported vandalism to the mailboxes in the 1100, 1200 and 1300 blocks on south Second Street.

At 8:21 a.m., a female reported that several mailboxes had been knocked over in the 1300 block of south Third Street, and one on west Dehoney Avenue and two south Fourth Street had also been vandalized.

At 1:27 p.m., a female requested an officer to her residence on east High Street because her husband was assaulting her.

At 8:07 p.m., a male requested an officer to his house on west Aber Street in reference to having been assaulted by two subjects at an establishment on east Main Street.

At 9:06 p.m., an anonymous caller reported three male subjects had stolen a large bottle of alcohol from a business on east Tucumcari Boulevard.

At 1:34 p.m., a male reported that his four wheeler had been stolen on Quay Road 65.

At 11:34 p.m., a female reported that a pit bull had her trapped in her car where she had parked in the back area of a residence on west James Street.


At 2:35 p.m., an anonymous caller reported that a small black truck was playing music with the bass so loud that it rattled the windows and pictures on the wall of her residence on south First Street.

At 2:58 p.m., The Harding County Sheriff’s office received several calls reporting a grass fire on top of David Hill on Mitchell Road by the feed lot.

At 4:55 p.m., an anonymous caller reported to the Quay County Sheriff’s office a little boy’s father had left the boy at a truck stop in San Jon. An officer of the Quay County Sheriff’s office advised that the father came back. The father said he and his son had argued and the son had hit him.

At 7:30 p.m., a male on east Hancock Avenue reported that the neighbor’s cats had destroyed the soft tail’s seat and tank on his bike.

At 11:05 p.m., a female reported that a female subject had called her twelve year old son and harassed and threatened him. The caller said that when she took the phone from her son, the female subject started harassing her.


At 9:19 a.m., a male requested an ambulance to a residence on south Third Street in reference to a male subject who had been run over by his own vehicle.

At 12:19 p.m., a male on south Dawson Street reported that the dealership tags to his vehicle had been stolen.

At 5:46 p.m., a female on east Center Street reported that two cell phones had been stolen.

At 7:12 p.m., an employee of a business on west Route 66 Boulevard requested an officer to the store in reference to a shoplifting incident. The caller reported that the male subject was in the office of the store. An officer advised that the male subject was arrested for shoplifting, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of methamphetamine, and was transported to the Quay County Detention Center.

At 9:58 p.m., a male reported a male subject had broken into an apartment on west Tucumcari Boulevard and was currently inside. An officer advised that the male subject was arrested and was transported to the Quay County Detention Center.


At 7:18 a.m., a male reported that several of the city’s trucks had been vandalized.

At 9:42 a.m., a male cane to the Tucumcari Police Department to report that the dealership tags had been stolen from his truck between Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning.

At 11:06 a.m., a male reported that while going down Main Street, the hood latch on his car broke causing the hood to come off and break the windshield. There were no injuries.

At 11:55 a.m., a male reported that a suspicious male subject in a white pickup pulled up to a storage shed on Max Avenue and removed some stove pipe. The caller said the shed was not locked and he could not get in contact with the owner of the shed.

At 12:55 p.m., an anonymous caller reported a cow in the parking lot of an apartment complex on west Hancock Avenue.

At 2:30 p.m., a male on Elm Street reported that he had lost his wallet.